History Is Sexy

History is Sexy is a podcast presented by historian Dr Emma Southon and writer Janina Matthewson answering listener questions about history. What did the Romans do for us? Where did marrying for love come from? What was world war one all about? Find your answers, with added jokes, here. Produced and edited by Oliver Kealey. Theme music by Ketsa.




Episode #25 - What's The History Of Witch Trials?

This week Emma and Janina dive into the history of witch trials and the story of the possessed nuns of Loudun! What's the real story behind one of medieval Europe's most famous possession stories? What happened to the townspeople of Salem, Massachusetts? Featuring: A whole host of demons, signing a contract! ????✒️ Some really gruesome executions! ???????? Nuns doing things that nuns aren't allowed to do! ⛪????


 2019-01-10  1h10m